A song-writing, singing and recording project by Margaret River Independent School students has resulted in a fabulous song about saving frogs. The ‘Frog Song’ will be unveiled at the upcoming launch of the school’s new BEES (Building Environmental Education Sustainability) website on September 24 and again at the MRIS High Tea & Ecology Morning on […]
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As one of only 5 Green Batch schools in the state, MRIS is forging ahead to re-purpose recycled plastic and aluminium by collaborating with a number of local businesses. The pilot project is being spearheaded by the Yr 6 Eco-Echidnas who are calling on the MRIS community to assist with the school recycling program by […]
The Annual Margaret River Art Auction is now in its 14th year. This popular event continues to showcase diverse works from the region’s most prominent artists, high-profile interstate contributors, and emerging local artists. Our 2019 event will be held on Saturday 21 September at the TAFE Winery Campus on Bussell Highway from 6pm. Up to 300+ […]
The mystery of maps was unfolded for the Pre-Primary and Year 1 MRIS students this week as part of the school’s Geography and Maths Curriculum. The students were fortunate to have Landscape Architect and MRIS parent, Nicola Anastas explain about design, scale and mapping. Nicola showed the class how she uses mapping in her work […]
Crazy Hair Day at Margaret River Independent School brightened up the wet, winter day on Thursday. Students and staff wore some weird and wonderful hair-dos including a cup cake, spider and a unicorn to raise money for the school’s Sponsor Child.
MRIS was honoured recently to have Undalup Board member and stolen generation member, Sandra Hill visit the school and talk to the year 2-6 students regarding the stolen generation. Sandra retold her story of being part of the stolen generation through her amazing and poignant art works. Sandra commended our students for their intelligent questions […]